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Management Accountant

  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 8 months ago

  • Sector: Finance & Audit
  • Contact: Gemma Cardew
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 23 December 2020
  • Job Ref: GC/16984

MERJE are partnered with an International Financial Services organisation in their search for a talented multi lingual Management Accountant.

Ideally you with have conversational skills in German (verbal essential) and another European language.

This opportunity comes with fantastic employee benefits that include:

  • Luxurious office environment in a superb location
  • 31 days holidays per year including 8 bank holidays
  •  Reserved secure car parking spaces available
  • Comprehensive benefits and discounts package
  • Healthcare Scheme*
  • Company pension plan
  • Life Assurance*
  • Cycle2work scheme*

(* subject to qualifying period)

Your new role:

Reporting to the Head of Finance, International, the incumbent will be responsible for producing management accounts for the business, running the month end process in line with group.

Key responsibilities

  • Produce monthly management accounts
  • Run month end process in line with group
  • Balance sheet reviews
  • Financial analysis explaining month over month, year over year, & budget fluctuations
  • Ensuring that financial controls are robust and compliant
  • Adhere to financial controls and suggest and implement process improvements
  • Prepare KPIs for management
  • Budget and forecasting
  • Fixed cost analysis
  • Debtor and Creditor reviews and analysis
  • Cost control and weekly cash focus
  • Reconciliation of ledgers
  • Finance Business Partnering
  • Liaise with external Auditor
  •  Leading all payroll, VAT, and HMRC tax processes
  • Coach and develop part qualified accountant

Essential skills and experience:

  • ACA / ACCA / CIMA qualified Accountant
  • Fluent in another EU language (German-preferred; Spanish, Portuguese, Swedish-plus) • Experience in a similar role with exposure to various GAAPs, IFRS, FRS 101
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong excel skills
  • Process driven, ability to suggest and implement improvements and efficiency's
  • Initiative – problem solving and desire to improve
  • Multi-lingual in European languages in addition to English
  • Committed, proactive, collaborative and confident attitude
  • Experience in working within a financial services business (preferred, not required) 
  • ERP - Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains (preferred, not required)

Please note, should you not receive feedback within 28 days, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. However, we may be in touch with similar relevant opportunities.